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Priorities and Finance Committee Jul. 4, 2017

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The July 4, 2017, Priorities and Finance Committee meeting included:

Review of Council’s Procedure Bylaw

The Committee tabled Report PFC2017-0433 to the next Regular Meeting of the Priorities and Finance Committee on July 18, 2017.

Ethical Conduct Policy

The Committee received information on the proposed Ethical Conduct Policy intended to replace the previous Ethical Conduct Policy for Members of Council, the Gifts and Benefits Policy for Members of Council, and the Members of Council and Election Campaigns Policy. The Integrity and Ethics Office also prepared a Context and Commentary document to provide background information and interpretive guidance for the proposed Ethical Conduct Policy.

The Committee recommends that Council:

  1. adopt the proposed Ethical Conduct Policy (Attachment 1), with changes as discussed at Committee;
  2. receive the Ethical Conduct Policy, Context and Commentary for information (Attachment 2), with changes as discussed at Committee;
  3. direct the City Clerk to consolidate the proposed Ethical Conduct Policy and the Context and Commentary and post the consolidation in the Council Policy Library on the City of Calgary website;
  4. rescind the Ethical Conduct Policy for Members of Council (Attachment 3);
  5. rescind the Gifts and Benefits Policy for Members of Council (Attachment 4); and
  6. rescind the Members of Council and Election Campaigns Policy (Attachment 5).

Items Forwarded to Council

The Priorities and Finance Committee agreed to forward the following items to the July 24, 2017, Regular Meeting of Council, without Committee recommendation, by omnibus motion:

Investment Optimization Program Implementation Plan

Advisory Committee On Accessibility - Resignation

BiodiverCity Advisory Committee – Resignation

Combative Sports Commission – Resignation

 


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